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Today's environmental issues : Democrats and Republicans
Walker, Teri J., author.
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Publication Information:
Santa Barbara, California : ABC-CLIO, [2018]
Physical Description:
xx, 382 pages ; 26 cm.
"An accessible and impartial survey of the positions of the Republican and Democratic parties on the most pressing environmental issues of our time, from climate change and wilderness preservation to air and water pollution. " Offers a comprehensive collection of essays that explain how party politics affect perspectives on current environmental issues and policies. " Provides readers with basic definitions and historical background for understanding the debate on each environmental issue. " Supplies an up-to-date and unbiased overview of Democrat and Republican views on a variety of issues"
Preface: Partisan Environmental Priorities -- Introduction -- Climate change -- Concentrated animal feeding operations -- Emissions trading -- Endangered species -- Environmental justice -- Freshwater use and pollution -- Fuel and energy efficiency standards -- Genetically modified foods -- Grazing -- Hazardous waste disposal -- Hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") -- Hydroelectric energy -- Indoor air pollution -- Logging on public lands -- Marine pollution and protection -- Mining -- Motorized recreation on public lands -- National parks -- Noise pollution -- Nuclear waste disposal -- Oil and natural gas drilling -- Outdoor air pollution -- Ozone depletion -- Pesticides -- Public lands -- Solar energy -- Sustainability -- Transportation -- Wetlands -- Wilderness conservation -- Wind energy.
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